Björn Borg

Tennis Player Björn Borg Full Name: Björn Borg
Nationality:

Sweden
Swedish

Profession: Tennis Player
Why Famous: Former world #1 tennis star who won 11 Grand Slam singles titles between 1974 and 1981.

Born: June 6, 1956 (62 years old)
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Chinese Zodiac: Monkey
Star Sign: Gemini

Married Life

  • 1980-07-24 Tennis star Björn Borg (24) weds tennis player Mariana Simionescu (23) in Bucharest, Romania
  • 1989-09-04 Tennis star Björn Borg (33) weds rock singer Loredana Berte (39) in a civil wedding
  • 1993-04-22 Tennis great Björn Borg divorces Loredana Berte
  • 2002-06-08 Five-time Wimbledon champion Björn Borg (46) weds real estate broker Patricia Ostfeldt (35) near Stockholm

Historical Events in the Life of Björn Borg

  • 1974-06-16 French Open Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats Manuel Orantes of Spain 2-6, 6-7, 6-0, 6-1, 6-1
  • 1975-06-15 French Open Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats Guillermo Vilas of Argentina 6-2, 6-3, 6-4
  • 1976-07-03 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats Ilie Năstase of Romania 6-4, 6-2, 9-7 for the first of 5 straight Wimbledon titles
  • 1976-09-12 US Open Men's Tennis : Jimmy Connors wins his second US title; beats Björn Borg of Sweden 6-4, 3-6, 7-6, 6-4
  • 1977-07-02 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Sweden's Björn Borg beats American Jimmy Connors 3-6, 6-2, 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 for the second of 5 consecutive Wimbledon singles titles
  • 1978-06-11 French Open Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats Guillermo Vilas 6-1, 6-1, 6-3
  • 1978-07-08 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats Jimmy Connors 6-2, 6-2, 6-3
  • 1978-09-10 US Open Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Björn Borg 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 to become the 1st player to win the US Open on 3 different surfaces
  • 1979-06-11 French Open Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats Victor Pecci 6-3, 6-1, 6-7, 6-4
  • 1979-07-07 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats American Roscoe Tanner 6-7, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 for his 4th consecutive Wimbledon title
  • 1979-09-05 Roscoe Tanner fires 11 aces, breaks the net with his bullet serve & upsets top-seeded Björn Borg in US Open Tennis quarterfinals
  • 1980-06-08 Men's French Open: Björn Borg beats Vitas Gerulaitis 6-4, 6-1, 6-2
  • 1980-07-06 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Björn Borg beats John McEnroe 1-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-7, 8-6 for his 5th straight Wimbledon crown with famous 22-minute, 34-point, fourth-set tiebreak
  • 1980-09-07 US Open Men's Tennis: In centenary men's singles final John McEnroe retains title; beats Björn Borg 7-6, 6-1, 6-7, 5-7, 6-4
  • 1981-01-16 Ivan Lendl intentionally loses a match in Volvo Masters in order to avoid having to play Bjorn Borg
  • 1981-06-07 Men's French Open: Björn Borg beats Ivan Lendl 6-1, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-1
  • 1981-07-04 Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe ends Björn Borg's streak of 5 straight Wimbledon titles with a 4-6, 7-6, 7-6, 6-4 win
  • 1981-09-13 US Open Men's Tennis: John McEnroe wins third straight US title; beats Björn Borg 4-6, 6-2, 6-4, 6-3 in Borg's last Grand Slam match
  • 1983-01-23 Tennis great Björn Borg announces retirement at 26 (5 x Wimbledon, 6 x French Open)
  • 1989-02-07 Tennis superstar Björn Borg apparently attempts suicide in Milan
  • 1991-04-23 Björn Borg loses 6-2, 6-3 to Jordi Arrese after 8 year lay off

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